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Stroke survivors tee off in North Somerset

Stroke survivors tee off in North Somerset

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 16:17 BST

The Stroke Association in North Somerset has teamed up with England Golf to provide golf courses for stroke survivors in the area.

Kingston-upon-Thames stroke survivor set to tackle Thames Bridges Bike Ride

Kingston-upon-Thames stroke survivor set to tackle Thames Bridges Bike Ride

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 11:44 BST

A Kingston-upon-Thames stroke survivor is gearing up to take part in the Stroke Association’s Thames Bridges Bike Ride on Sunday 01 October.

Southwark resident to tackle Thames Path Challenge for the Stroke Association

Southwark resident to tackle Thames Path Challenge for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2017 10:18 BST

Anelise Rosa, 24, from Southwark is preparing to run 100km to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

​University of Leicester professor goes the extra mile for the Stroke Association

​University of Leicester professor goes the extra mile for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2017 11:53 BST

A University of Leicester professor is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 10 September, to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

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Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

News   •   Jul 13, 2017 12:43 BST

NHS England has today (Thursday, 13 July) announced a new set of performance targets for the ambulance service which will apply to all 999 calls for the first time. The new targets will save lives and remove “hidden” and long waits suffered by millions of patients, including reducing lengthy waits for the frail and elderly.

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

News   •   May 24, 2017 00:01 BST

Families speak of ‘devastating effects’ of strokes in children as new guidelines launch to help healthcare professionals and parents spot the signs and improve long-term care

A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years

A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years

News   •   May 20, 2017 08:00 BST

​This dementia awareness week, three of the UK’s leading health charities have highlighted that one in ten stroke survivors (10 per cent) are expected to develop dementia within a year of having their stroke, increasing to a third (32 per cent) within 5 years.(1)

​Doncaster woman prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to help conquer stroke

​Doncaster woman prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to help conquer stroke

News   •   May 17, 2017 15:13 BST

A Doncaster woman is preparing to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association.

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World Stroke Day 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:07 BST

Saturday 29 October marks World Stroke Day

Oct 29 10:05 BST

Worldwide

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:00 BST

Do you know your blood pressure? High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke that we can control, yet it has no symptoms and can affect people of all ages and lifestyles.

Apr 18 - Apr 19

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Glasgow Res Run

Glasgow Res Run

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'not just a funny turn' event at The Scottish Parliament

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Poppy shows support of 'Together We Can Conquer Stroke' at Resolution Run in Glasgow
Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke walks are fundraising events. The route is fully accessible so that anyone can take part, whatever their walking abil...

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Public Health England Act FAST 2014

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Recognising the signs of stroke or TIA and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial. Know the warning signs.

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Celebrity video - 'Not just a funny turn'

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Some of the UK's best loved comedians and stars of stage and screen told their favourite joke in the Stroke Association's 'Not just a fun...

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Mini-stroke and stroke survivor: Dave

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Dave was juggling a family and a demanding job. He had no idea what a mini-stroke was when he woke up and his arm was numb.

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State of the nation 2017

State of the nation 2017

Documents   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:06 BST

State of the Nation is a definitive, up-to-date, evidence-based and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke. It includes statistics on: incidence mortality prevalence risk factors stroke treatment and care the impact on the lives of stroke survivors.

Stroke priorities for the next Welsh government
Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download your copy now.

Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

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